Moving Image Technologies vice president, technical sales support, Frank Tees has been named president of the International Cinema Technology Association, the cinema industry’s trade association whose members are widely recognized as the experts within the industry on theatre equipment and services.
Alex Younger, CEO of integrator CES+ has been appointed a board member of the International Cinema Technology Association.
Ivar Halstvedt, director of cinema at Kulturmeglerne and former country manager, Norway, at Nordic Cinema Group and Odeon Cinemas Group, has been named as the 2021 recipient of the Union Internationale des Cinémas/International Union of Cinemas Achievement Award, given each year in recognition of outstanding dedication and service to European cinema exhibition. The award will be presented as part of the CineEurope Awards Ceremony on October 7 at the Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain.
Barco CEO Jan De Witte has resigned, effective September 1. He will be replaced by Charles Beauduin and An Steegen, who will serve as co-CEOs. They will start respectively on September 1 and October 1.
Arts Alliance Media employees raised nearly £500 for MediCinema after they completed 25 home-based challenges in just 25 days to conclude an entertaining 25for25 fundraising campaign.
In the next edition of Post Break, the free webinar series from Post New York Alliance, a pair of post-production veterans will discuss the pros and cons of working for a show versus working for a facility, and of the freelance lifestyle versus staff employment. Post-production supervisor Jean Lane and post-production coordinator Sherrell Hodges will examine both sides of the production/post-production divide and offer practical advice for young professionals seeking to choose the right career path. Performer, producer and film promoter Eli Zevala will moderate.
National CineMedia today announced that Manu Singh has joined the company as senior vice president of strategic insight & analytics. She will lead the company’s marketing, sales, and advertising research team, including NCM’s proprietary Behind the Screens community of more than 5,000 movie fans, and will be based in New York.
Goodbye Kansas Studios has appointed Markus Manninen managing director. He has extensive experience in growing companies focusing on advanced digital visualization and has a broad international track record.
The Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition has announced that longtime film industry veteran Howard Kiedaisch will take the reigns as CEO, effective July 7. Kiedaisch succeeds Randolph “Randy” Blotky, who is stepping down as CEO.
As a senior data wrangler at Rising Sun Pictures, Brittany Herriman helps keep the studio’s production pipeline running in high gear. Her role is to manage the vast amounts of data exchanged each day between RSP and motion pictures studios and other production partners. Media arriving at the studio must be accessible to artists working in various aspects of visual effects production. Finished work needs to be delivered on time and on spec to stakeholders around the globe.